HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Surgical Tech - PRN Weekends Only in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY Del Sol Medical Center is a Level II Trauma, 347 bed acute care TJC accredited hospital. Within our hospital campus, we also house an Inpatient, CARF accredited Rehabilitation Hospital. We are located on the Eastside of El Paso, Texas right off of Interstate 10. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

POSITION SUMMARY To provide patient care under the direction of the RN, using the nursing process, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Del Sol Medical Center.
/ POPULATION SERVED: / Neonate to geriatrics

/ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS /

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of sterile technique, instruments and supplies needed for surgical cases.

  • Communicates, interacts and participates in teamwork on the unit.

  • Practices, endorses and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physicians and staff.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of the patients’ right to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.

  • Communicates and participates in patient care activities in direct conjunction with the Registered Nurse.

  • Assists in the delivery of non-narcotic medications in labor and delivery. This is accomplished as a non-interruptive single task from one point to another. /PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES/

  • Individual Leadership/Practices Professionalism: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance, opportunities for personal growth and ability to change.

  • Customer Service: Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers. Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs and practices.

  • Transcultural Sensitivity: Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.

  • Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety: Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures.

  • Educator: Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.

  • Infection Control: Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.

  • Performance Improvement: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities within the departmental level

  • Financial Accountability: Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency

  • Information Management: Demonstrates adherence to information management policies and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.

  • Communication: Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration

  • Practices Professionalism: Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.

  • Ethics/Compliance: Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.

  • Environment of Care: Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans.

    EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED

  • Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program required. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

  • CST certification achieved and maintained. BCLS Certification. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED

  • Intermediate level position. Minimum of 2 years experience in the same setting required. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to read and write basic English. Able to move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance form other staff. Knowledge of body substance isolation. Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs. Knowledge of basic anesthesia principles.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Certified Surgical Tech - PRN Weekends Only

Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01512-19228